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>>> welcome to "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradian. sharing lessons from afghanistan to help cash strapped members preserve capabilities. plus, cane's former defense minister on the future of afghanistan. bullet first, rising tensions in the east china sea, where china has extended its air defense identification zone to overlap territory long claimed by japan, south korea and taiwan. vice president joe biden has urged restraint and encouraged all parties to resolve their territorial claims peacefully. during a three-day swing through the region. and washington has said that the u.s. military will continue operating normally, refusing chinese calls for identification. but washington has also instructed civil airliners to follow beijing's new guidelines for the sake of safety. china has made the move to assert its claims over on the unpopulated islands, administered by japan, to force japan to back down, beijing has ratcheted up air and sea patrols and tokyo responded in kind of here to talk to us about china's aim and what is next are two leading asia analyst, bonnie g
gatherings in recent history. >>> you say 11,000 -- >> 11,000 troops have been deployed. >> reporter: defense minister nosiviwe mapisa-nqakula is overseeing security. she says soldier, the air force, national and city police all are being deployed to control and protect tens of thousands of mourners. >> this is a test for us. and we know that and believe that people will be watching how south africa perform. >> today a south african's pray, they also worry, the show of affection for mandela by world leaders and citizens might be more than this grieving country can bear. bill whitaker, cbs news, johannesburg. >> defense secretary chuck hagel flies to pakistan tomorrow after meeting today with u.s. troops in afghanistan. in an interview today our state department correspondent margaret brennan asked if a total troop pullout is a possibility if president karzai does not sign the security pact allowing drops to stay past 2014. >> it's a very real possibility because if we don't have a bilateral security agreement which i have noted, that means we can't protect our forces that would be here after
not recognize their defense zone. but we have told our own passenger jets to notify the chinese as you fly through it. this is a victory for china by the it's the first stoop a major confrontation. the entire east china sarks including the japanese islands, they claim that taiwan straight and tell the mornings to stay out and they claim the yellow see. and they are pushing against the united states in the western pacific. and the long-term strategy is to drive the united states beyond the first chain of islands. there's no military confrontation immediately. but they are trying to push the americans back and you have a real problem coming down the road. >> he's known him for a number of years. and the 30 years that the price is president spent in the city chairing the foreign relations committee, much of that time served him well in meeting with the leaders of japan and china and china did back down and that is highly unusual that culture for them to have reacted that way. it is going to be a simmering tension. the chinese has gotten more brave. and as long as you can team the tensions at
to math genius john urschel who sure knows how to divide a defensive line. >> i feel like it's what i'm here to do. >> reporter: which one, the football or the math? >> both. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, well, the curve was sharp and the train was going way too fast. late today, federal investigators say that the commuter train was bolting down the track at 82 miles an hour as it approaches the 30 miles an hour zone in the bronx, new york, early yesterday. cars from the metro north train flew off the tracks and nearly into the harlem river. four people were killed. some were thrown from the train. 75 others were hurt and 11 of them critically injured. investigators are poring over the data from the trains black boxes to find out why this happened. we have a team of correspondents covering the story starting with jeff pegues at the crash scene. jeff? >> reporter: investigators were able to determine the speed of the train from the black box which is show the throttle was cut and the brakes were applied far too la
and that's what they did. the redskins defense couldn't pick up a single sack while the chiefs recorded six. the redskins offense had one scoring drive. the chiefs special teams ran all over the redskins. the chiefs took a 28-point lead into halftime. fans had had enough. the stadium was practically empty which definitely doesn't make dan snyder happy and definitely adds to the plers' frustration. >> that's my brothers in the trenches. that's the main reason i'm fighting, but it's so much more that we're fighting for. if you want to know why everybody else feels, i only know how i feel and my thought process is to continue to just fight. >> up the road the snow caused a low scoring game for most of the ravens/vikings showdown, but all you really needed to watch was the final two minutes and five seconds. five touchdowns were scored in that time frame, the ravens refusing to go down at home that, excitement coming up in game on overtime. >>> an accident on the hardwood tonight, the maryland terrapins looking to rebound after their blowout loss to ohio state in the big 10 acc challenge taking
and japan say china is attempting to increase its authority in the region by setting up a new air defense zone over the east china sea, an area japan already claims it controls. the vice president talked about the dispute as he met with japan's prime minister. >> this action has raised regional stepses and increase -- tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> reporter: the united states put its own b-52 into the zone last week in a move to show that washington doesn't recognize china's claim. but the u.s. told u.s. commercial airlines to give notice of their flight plans ahead of time. they are urging leaders to do everything me can to -- they can to stop further escalation. >>> vice president biden travels to beijing to meet china's president later this week. >>> later today, president obama will highlight some of the positives about the affordable care act. he'll shine the spotlight on people who have been helped by health care reform. president obama is expected to charge -- serp certain. the white house -- [indiscernible] the white house says the repaired web
in fraudulent charges. as proof defense lawyers brought up an e-mail from lawson's ex, millionaire art dealer. in it he called her -- he accused her of being off her head on drugs. lawson says her ex-husband's e- mail was part of a bullying campaign to clear his name. he was vilified in the press this summer after he was photographed allegedly choking her. they divorced months later. the best selling author is worried the drug claims may have damaged her reputation. while her assistants are in court for fraud, she says that she's the one on trial in the world's press. al nonso van marsh, cbs news, london. >> the judge in the trial for law -- warned lawson that any of her testimony could implicate her in a criminal offense and that she could decline to answer any questions. >>> marine experts are trying to figure out what's causing whales to beach along florida's southwest coast off everglades national park. the pod of 30 to 40 pilot whales is swimming in shallow water less than a mile off the shoreline. the whales are a deep water animal commonly found in the gulf of mexico. some of the whale
is single and lives with his father in this waldorf townhome. his defense attorney argued for release before trial saying there's no potential danger now, that washington is stripped of his badge and gun and after he turned himself in after first being questioned and released in the case. washington is an iraq war veteran with an unblemished military and police record his defense attorney said. it came out at this detention hearing this afternoon the judge saying a search warrant was signed a few hours ago to search washington's police locker and his cell phone. we'll know more of the results of that search in 24 hours or so. in the meantime the judge did say he is satisfied without a badge and gun that washington could be released on home detention, but again the judge stayed his own order for 24 hours so prosecutors could appeal. so for the moment, for the next 24 hours, washington will stay in federal detention. reporting live at the federal courthouse downtown scott broom, wusa9. >>> tonight metropolitan police department is investing another officer for possibly having a relationship wi
defense contractors. the family of victim mary knight said the navy and the contractors that hired the short -- the shooter aaron alexis ignored many red flags about his mental health. >>> most people know lauren neuman as anne arundel county executive, but 30 years ago she was the victim of a rape she says nearly destroyed her, in part because almost nobody believed her story. >> tonight denise koch shows us how neuman fought her way out of an all too common crime against women. >> lauren neuman, a rising star in maryland politics and now anne arundel county executive. she seems to have everything going for her, but one night 30 years ago something happened that turned her world upside down. >> i was sound asleep when they came in. at first i thought it was a dream. >> she is just 18 years old working hard living on her own in northeast baltimore. >> when i woke, my face was covered with a pillow and there was a gun to my head. >> the gunman viciously rapes her and leaves. she is so terrified he will come back she doesn't move until her roommate comes home hours later. >> anyone t
africa's national defense force says the country is prepared for the challenge of keeping so many dignitaries safe. 11,000 soldiers have been deployed around the country to protect the mourners. >> we believe that the people will be watching how south africa will perform. >> reporter: this makeshift memorial outside nelson mandela's former home is one of the places where south africans have been gathering since his death. a weekend of mourning was topped off on sunday with a day of pray. south africans of all races and religious backgrounds sang and prayed for the man credited with uniting a country once bitterly divided. >> nelson mandela is a man who fought for me when i was not born yet. >> reporter: mandela's ex-wife was one of those attending prayer services. >> wusa9 will be covering a week of tributes to knell zahn mandel -- nelson mandela both here and in south africa. >> reporter: i'm derek mcginty along with kevin king. we're checking in at dulles airport headed to johannesburg, south africa to bring you a series of reports leading up to the funeral for nelson mandela. m
and japan say kentucky china is setting up a new air defense zone over the east china sea. an area japan claims it controls. the vice president talked about the dispute as he met with japan's prime minister. >> this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> the united states put its own b52's into the zone last week in a move to show that washington doesn't recognize china's claim. but, the u.s. told u.s. commercial airlines to give notice of their flight plan ahead of time. the zone measures about 600 miles from north to south above international waters separating china, south korea, japan, and taiwan. biden is urging japanese and chinese leaders to do everything they can to stop further escalation. alfonzo, cbs news. >>> vice president biden travels to beijing to meet with china's president later this week. >>> we're look live right now at the west lawn of the u.s. capitol and just behind the speaker you see there is the capitol christmas tree and there's a six-year-old not from here, took a nice little trip here. he's going to thr
and conspiracy, his defense was a defiant four and a half hour speech that ended this way. >> i have fought against and i have fought against. >> the ideal of democratic and free society he went on. >> for which i am prepared to die. >> he expect to be hanged instead he was sentenced to life in prison. but even locked up nelson mandela was considered a terrorist by the south african government. you could be jailed for wearing a t-shirt like this one or carrying a sign. >> we demand the unconditional release of nelson mandela! >> international pressure to end apartheid and free nelson mandela was incensed. the star studded rock concert held in london in honor of his 70th birthday was seen on television by hundreds of millions of people in more than 60 countries. but not in south africa. subjected to stiff economic sanctions regarded as a pariah nation. south africa finally got the nation. >> i am now in a position to announce that mr. nelson mandela will be released on sunday the 11th of february at about 3:00 p.m. >> so it was. february 11th, 1990, nelson mandela walked free. his wife at hi
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